1. Recommendations to provide gender-affirmation treatment for transgender individuals

    The Endocrine Society issued a Clinical Practice Guideline on the treatment for gender-dysphoric/gender-incongruent people, commonly referred to as transgender, to develop the physical characteristics of the affirmed gender. The guideline, entitled “Endocrine Treatment of Gender-Dysphoric/Gender-Incongruent Persons: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline,” was published online and will appear in the...
  2. PBS NewsHour: America Addicted

    PBS NewsHour has started a new series titled, “America Addicted” that explores every aspect of the opioid crisis in detail. The four-part series contains multiple eyewitness accounts and expert testimonies on the causes, results and treatment of opioid use, and the impact of race on the public’s reaction to the...
  3. Prevent Medicine Abuse Toolkit

    National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month launches in October. Teenagers and adults are abusing products such as over-the-counter (OTC) cough medicine. CADCA’s Online Rx Abuse Prevention Toolkit contains facts, strategies and tools to prevent and reduce teen Rx medicine abuse in your community. This newly revised toolkit is based on CADCA’s Seven...
  4. Improve Sleep, Improve Overall Outcomes

    Almost all behavioral health disorders co-occur with sleep problems, which can result in more severe symptoms and a slower recovery.  myStrength is here to help with self-care resources for sleep disorders, including uniquely integrated tools for related health issues like anxiety, depression, stress, addiction, chronic pain, and overall well-being. Sleep issues impact: Up to...
  5. Opioid Use, Misuse, and Overdose in Women

    This report was developed as part of an initiative of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office on Women’s Health (OWH) to examine prevention, treatment, and recovery issues for women who misuse opioids, have opioid use disorders (OUDs), and/or overdose on opioids. Since this work began in...
  6. A Socioecological Approach to Addressing Tobacco-Related Health Disparities

    This monograph examines the current evidence surrounding tobacco-related health disparities across the tobacco use continuum—initiation, secondhand smoke exposure, current use, frequency and intensity, cessation, relapse, morbidity, and mortality—and the implications for future research and implementation of effective strategies. Population of focus: Racial/ ethnic minorities in the United States Links to...
  7. See Us, Support Us: Toolkit To Support Children of Incarcerated Parents

    The New York Initiative for Children of Incarcerated Parents, a project of the Osborne Association, will hold its See Us, Support Us national campaign during October to raise awareness about children of incarcerated parents. The campaign includes an online toolkit with resources to help support children of incarcerated parents, including...
  8. Mental Health & Latino Kids: A Research Review

    Latino youth are far more likely than their peers to have mental health issues. These often go unaddressed and untreated. Why? Immigration, poverty, bullying, and other family and social factors can stress Latino youth. But there’s good news, too. Programs are emerging to reduce family, school, and community stress. These...
  9. Sesame Street in Communities: Bilingual Multimedia Tools

    The Sesame Street in Communities website has hundreds of bilingual multimedia tools to help families enrich and expand their knowledge during a child’s early years from birth through age 6. There are many resources available for community providers, such as Coping with Incarceration, Helping Kids Grieve, and Autism, that use...